New Dengue Fever death recorded in SVG

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St. Vincent and the Grenadines on Tuesday January 19, 2021, recorded another death due to Dengue Fever.

The fifteen (15) year old asthmatic female was admitted to hospital early in January 2021 with acute dengue fever and a severe allergic drug reaction. After remaining stable initially, the teenager developed complications one (1) week ago, deteriorated and died Tuesday.

One thousand, seven hundred and ninety (1790) laboratory confirmed cases of dengue fever have been recorded and eight (8) persons have died from the complications of severe dengue fever during this current outbreak.